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buildd - package autobuilder daemon

BUILDD(1) Debian sbuild BUILDD(1)


buildd - package autobuilder daemon




This man page documents the packaged version of buildd. This version is maintained by the buildd-tools project developers on Alioth (


buildd is a daemon used to automatically build Debian packages from source. wanna-build is used to find and claim packages for building, while sbuild is used to build the packages. The helper programs buildd-mail, buildd-uploader and buildd-watcher are used to perform various housekeeping tasks to keep the system running.


Configuration, maintained by the system administrator. This may be used to override the defaults.
User-specific configuration.


Roman Hodek <>.
sbuild is based on debbuild, written by James Troup <> and has been modified by
Ben Collins <>,
Ryan Murray <>,
Francesco Paolo Lovergine <>,
Michael Banck <>, and
Roger Leigh <>
Copyright © 1998-2000 Roman Hodek <>
Copyright © 1998-1999 James Troup <>
Copyright © 2003-2006 Ryan Murray <>
Copyright © 2001-2003 Rick Younie <>
Copyright © 2003-2004 Francesco Paolo Lovergine <>
Copyright © 2005      Michael Banck <>
Copyright © 2005-2008 Roger Leigh <>


buildd.conf(5), buildd-mail(1), buildd-uploader(1), buildd-watcher(1), buildd-mail(1), wanna-build(1), sbuild(1).
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